[Oricon Weekly] Shouta Aoi, SideM, D.A.T and more top this week’s chart

We’re back with a new Oricon Weekly roundup.

This article covers the first week of May – which includes singles/albums released between 07/05/2018 and 13/05/2018. 

Let’s take a look at the data.

Oricon Weekly Album ranking


NEW ENTRY: Kenichi Suzumura “Going my rail”

Kenichi Suzumura‘s first best of album “Going my rail“. The album, that revisited Suzumura‘s past hits and delivered new songs and arrangements to his fans, had a mild first week of sales. “Going my rail” sold a bit under 4.000 copies, yet occupies the strong #12 on this week’s chart.


NEW ENTRY: D.A.T “Trinity”

D.A.T returned from hiatus with the explosive “Trinity“. Despite all the hype surrounding the return of the iconic dance duo, the mini-album had a mild first week of sales, selling a bit over 2.400 copies. By the end of the week “Trinity” was occupying a comfortable #26.

Oricon Weekly Single ranking


NEW ENTRY: Shouta Aoi “Eclipse”

Regular edition

Shouta Aoi made a stunning comeback with “Eclipse“. The single was immediately well received by the public, grabbing a well deserved top 10 spot on Oricon Daily chart upon release. During its first week of sales the single continued to rank high on the charts, ultimately selling over 11.000 copies. The single currently occupies a well deserved #7 on this week’s chart.

We reviewed this release. You can find our review HERE.



The first release of the new shuffle unit CD series, “World Tre@sure” is feature on this week’s chart. Fans showed their love for the series making this release chart high during its first days on Oricon Daily charts. By the end of the week, the released had a bit over 9.000 copies sold, sitting at a comfortable #12.


NEW ENTRY: Yoshifumi Nitta (CV: Yoshiki Nakajima) “Sake to Ikura to Yakuza to Musume”

Hinamatsuri’s ending theme “Sake to Ikura to Yakuza to Musume” performed by Yoshiki Nakajima (as Yoshifumi Nitta) entered this week’s chart at #42 after a complicated first week of sales with only a bit over 1.000 copies sold.


NEW ENTRY: STAR☆PRINCE “Garasu no ginga”

The ending theme for Mahou Shoujo Ore, performed by the impromptu duo STAR☆PRINCE (Toshiyuki Toyonaga and Koji Yusa) is featured on this week’s Oricon Chart. The single sold a bit over 1.000 copies on its first week of sales, earning it a #46 on this week’s chart.

If there aren’t sales figures on the prints we’ve posted it’s because the music label behind that artist doesn’t want to disclose that information. The Oricon charts depicted here only count physical copies. Digital figures and ranks might be different.

SOURCE: Oricon – Singles / Albums

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Vanessa Silva
Vanessa Silvahttps://www.handthatfeedshq.com
The Hand That Feeds HQ founder, content creator, and music reviewer. Basically, the only person managing everything at The Hand That Feeds HQ. Stumbling upon Mamoru Miyano's "Orpheus" in 2011 was the start of this journey. If music is thought-provoking or deep, you may find her writing almost essays (not limited to, but it happens a lot with Soma Saito's music). She's the producer and host of the male seiyuu-centric podcast, SEIYUU LOUNGE (see Spotify link in this profile).

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